The Salvage Module, when used in conjunction with a Salvage Computer, can create a basic but effective salvage/mining system. The Salvage Module fires a salvage beam in a straight line. Salvage Modules do benefit from being grouped together (being adjacent to one another), increasing their salvage speed. You can also choose which block outputs the beam by finding the Salvage Module you want to output the beam, and pressing (R Default) on it. Salvage Modules can be used to Salvage parts from inactive or defeated Ships and Stations or mine Asteroids and Planets for resources.